wall street greed
“I never gave my father information so he could trade on it."
In 2016, only Bernie Sanders wants to address the structural issues leading to the financial crisis, while POLITICO once referred to Hillary Clinton as "Wall Street Republicans' dark secret."
if Sanders' campaign is indeed a transformational one, that must be determined in retrospect. Sanders' failure to make an issue of Clinton's emails was a mistake -- if judged by the status-quo political rules. But that does not appear to be the game Sanders is playing.
Gotta hand it to 'em: Those Wall Street guys are smart. They've already found two ways to plunder the nation's wealth for their own enrichment, and now they're working on a third.
Can we entrust Wall Street with our finances? Are professional athletes really competing and thus deserve their fan's passion, time and money? It all boils down to trust. Here are few steps towards re-building this credibility.
This week marks a turning point for Goldman Sachs and the rest of the investment banking industry. Somehow the king of kingmakers, Goldman Sachs, couldn't buy one if its very own star's silence.
The "we are virtuous, you are evil" message is admittedly, a great way to get people fired up. But does it get us where we need to go?